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Hefner Cemetery
(Winston County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Hefner Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized this page based upon a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site.

This page contains five sections:

The Location of the Hefner Cemetery...

The Hefner Cemetery is located in Winston County. The county seat for Winston County is located in Double Springs.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Hefner Cemetery

Lat:   34.1464°   (34° 8' 47")

Lon:   -87.1433°   (-87° 8' 35")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Hefner Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Hefner Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

On the map below, the majority of the marker locations have been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While the locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Hefner Cemetery  


  Alston Family Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Pisgah Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Addison Church of God Cemetery
   Location verified
  Eagle Cemetery
  Wilkins Cemetery
  Hadder Cemetery
   Location verified
  Fairview Missionary Baptist Church #2 Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery
  Hillcrest Cemetery
  Hamner Cemetery
  Suddeth Cemetery
  Pine Ridge Cemetery
  Old Houston Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Kemp Baptist Church Cemetery
  Arley Congregational Christian Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Nesmith Methodist Church Cemetery
  Trussell Cemetery
  Nesmith Cemetery
  Bates Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  New Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
  Mt. Hope Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 46 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Hefner Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Winston County.

Addison Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Alston Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Arley Congregational Christian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Baptist Church #1 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burdick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cantrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chances Cross Roads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eagle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Fairview Missionary Baptist Church #2 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hadder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hamner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Union Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kemp Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Littles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Livingston Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meek Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nesmith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nesmith Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Northside Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis #2 Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Suddeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trussell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams - Everett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hefner Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Hefner Cemetery.

Addison   [Map]Cullman   [Map]Grayson   [Map]
Arkadelphia   [Map]Danville   [Map]Houston   [Map]
Arley   [Map]Dodge City   [Map]Lacon   [Map]
Bremen   [Map]Double Springs   [Map]Logan   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]East Point   [Map]Oakville   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Falkville   [Map]Powellville   [Map]
Colony   [Map]Falls City   [Map]South Vinemont   [Map]
Crane Hill   [Map]Good Hope   [Map]Vinemont   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Hefner Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Winston County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Winston County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Winston County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alabama

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Alabama Community

About Winston County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1464, Longitude: -87.1433     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hefner Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hefner Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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